The Commission’s legislative proposal “Clean Energy for all Europeans” covers measures relating to energy efficiency, renewables, and also proposes changes to reorganize the electricity market and tackle energy poverty.
In 2013 the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that Europe had already reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 19% with reference to the 1990 level, but this reduction is largely as a result of the economic crisis.
The Energy Union will receive a special weight in the new EU Commission since it will constitute the portfolio of one of the 7 Vice Presidents, Ms Bratusek. Will she put in place a fair energy transition?
In the context of discussion among experts on 9 September which was hosted by COMECE in Brussels, representatives of Christian youth organisations presented their projects for climate protection and for an environmentally responsible lifestyle.
The EU Commission together with the EMCDDA will launch the European Drug Report 2017, providing a comprehensive analysis of recent trends in the drug situation in Europe.
> 7 June The EU Commission is expected to publish a Reflection Paper on the Future of the European Defence by 2025.
> 7 June The EU Commission is expected to publish the Implementation of the EU Global Strategy: Communication on efforts to foster state, economic, environment/climate and social resilience in thirds countries.
> 15-16 June A high-level event on EU Arctic Policy will be held in Oulu, Finland.